In the process I found a widget on one of them that, after entering a url, reveals the educational reading level of that blog.
This was mine:
It's nice to know that my world view has trickled down to those
I was willing to take the hit until I loaded in some other urls and discovered these results:
Perez Hilton - Junior High School level
The Onion - High School level
Craig's List - Genius level
The Superficial - Elementary School level
So I guess it's true.
End of chat.